Sir John Wauchope of Niddrie’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644-1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
Colonel Sir John Wauchope of Niddrie
Area RaisedMidlothian
East Lothian
Coat ColourGrey
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCallendar 1644

Covenanter Regiment of Foot serving at the siege of Newcastle, with a detachment fighting at Inverlochy

Service History

1644

  • June: Wauchope commissioned Colonel
  • June: Quartered in Kelso
  • July: Taking of Hartlepool
  • July: Taking of Gateshead
  • July to October: Siege of Newcastle

1645

  • February: Battle of Inverlochy (det)?

Notes

A history of the unit is shown in Edward M. Furgol’s A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651 Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0

Wauchope himself was present at Inverlochy on Argyll's galley however the whereabouts of his regiment after the siege of Newcastle are obscure.

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Notable Officers

Sir John Wauchope of Niddrie

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